10 Must-See Concerts for Fall 2012

08/30/2012 10:00 AM |


While summer isn’t officially over until September 22nd, we can all feel the end approaching in our ever-less-sweaty bones. So, we must now look ahead: From free festivals and afternoon cookouts to the sweet, crisp chillines of the coming fall. The album release schedule gets thicker from here, and because we live in the biggest market in the United States and it’s pretty much always like this…the concerts do…not…stop. What follows is a list of our 10 most anticipated shows on the current fall calendar. (For our own slightly less scientific mental purposes that runs from about the third week of September to the beginning of December.)

Some notable omissions: The upcoming ATP Fest seems pretty snoozy to us (or, well, me and the general ticket buying public) but your mileage may vary. Bon Iver and Grizzly Bear’s respective Radio City dates seem very snoozy. We have no clue at this point what the hot CMJ show is going to be this year, and no one else does either.

That said, we count down…